is a new executive director and so with that to our chief deputy we also want to thank her for stepping into this role as well. >> thank you, my pleasure. >> i am so nervous talking to someone who gets grammy nominations and i am speaking on behalf of the staff it is close to 20 years of service at the authority. so incredibly long period of time being a public service, and especially as this board knows and the city which is very, very difficult and we are going to have a proper celebration, but i could not let this moment pass without a few words from staff. echoing much of what you said, but i think that most of us in this room cannot think of the authority without thinking of jose, and this is a moe men thank yous occasion and it has not been one of holding steady on a well established institution, it is one to unwavering dedication to professionalism and plain old blood sweat and tears.